Events and meetings
17 - 19 July 2023
The ILO Regional Office for Africa (ROAF) and the Sectoral Policies Department (SECTOR) are jointly organizing a regional meeting on “Women in Mining: women for a more inclusive mining future in Africa”, in Dakar, Senegal, from 17 to 19 July 2023. The meeting aims to generate consensus and support for concrete actions to promote gender equality and decent work for women, and address the challenges they face in large and small-scale mining in Africa.
One-day Sensitization Meeting on “How to shift towards skills anticipation for labour mobility” in Cairo, Egypt
12 July 2023
The Government of Egypt in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) organized a one-day Sensitization Meeting on “How to shift towards skills anticipation for labour mobility” on Wednesday, 12 July 2023 in Cairo.
Sensitization workshop on “Fair recruitment, labour inspection and private recruitment agencies- validation of understanding and way forward”
4 - 6 July 2023
In collaboration with the Ministry of Labour (MoL), the International Labour Organization (ILO), under the overall framework of the "Towards a Holistic Approach to Labour Migration Governance and Labour Mobility in North Africa" Programme holds a Sensitization workshop on “Fair recruitment, labour inspection and private recruitment agencies- validation of understanding and way forward”
29 June 2023
This webinar will disseminate the conclusions of seven country briefs and a cross-country review on youth employment and school-to-work transition, and underpin the ongoing engagements on promoting decent work for youth in the African region.
19 - 23 June 2023
12 June 2023
The Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services with support from the United Nations and cooperating partners is, for the fifth time, hosting the Zambia Social Protection Week (ZSPW). The event will take place from Monday 19th – 23rd June, 2023 and graced by Her Honour the Vice President of the Republic of Zambia, Ms. Mutale Nalumango. The hybrid event carries the theme “Adaptive, Shock Responsive and Inclusive Social Protection”. The Zambia Social Protection Week is a public event, that brings together Government, Social Partners, Cooperating Partners, Civil Society Organizations, Social Security institutions, Academia, Faith Based Organizations, Parliamentarians, Media and most importantly the general public to be informed, discuss and contribute to the development of Social Protection in Zambia.
12 June 2023
The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the first World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 as a way to highlight the plight of children engaged in child labour. Observed on June 12th, the day is intended to serve as a catalyst for the growing worldwide movement against child labour.
15 - 19 May 2023
Sharing views, experiences and reviewing developments in employment-intensive approaches to creating communities that are resilient to socio-economic, environmental and climate change hazards.
Workers’ organizations join forces and launch national campaign for ratification of Convention No. 102 in Mozambique
5 May 2023
During the week of the International Workers’ Day, the two largest national trade union confederations of Mozambique, namely the National Confederation of Independent and Free Trade Unions of Mozambique (CONSILMO) and the Mozambican Workers Organization (OTM-CS), launched through a press conference held on 5 May 2023 a national campaign calling for the ratification of Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952 (No.102). This campaign is being supported by the ILO through the Portuguese-funded project “Strengthening of Social Protection Systems in the PALOP and Timor-Leste (Phase 3), also known as ACTION/Portugal, and the IrishAid-funded regional project "Accelerating the Achievement of Universal Social Protection to Leave No One Behind."
Civil society platform organizes training on social protection for members of political parties and journalists with ILO’ support
3 - 4 May 2023
From 3 to 4 May 2023, the Mozambican Civil Society Platform for Social Protection (PSCM-PS) organized a training on social protection geared towards members of political parties and journalists. This capacity building activity aimed at raising awareness on social protection among politicians and the media ahead of October’s municipal elections. The goal being to provide this target audience with more knowledge and evidence on social protection that could be used to feed into party manifestos and high-quality media coverage.